Police Investigate Death of Mentally Ill Man


The Half-Way-Tree Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a man believed to be of unsound mind.

The man was reportedly beaten to death by a security guard on Waterloo Road in St. Andrew yesterday.

The man appears to be in his thirties and was dressed in a brown jeans pants with a low cut hairstyle.

Reports are about 3:00 yesterday afternoon, the man went onto a private property and was beaten to death by the security guard.

The police were summoned and the body removed to the morgue.

The security guard has been taken into custody and will be questioned in the presence of his attorney.

In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.

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